Living memory and the long dead

the ethics of laughing at the Middle Ages

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Is there an ethics particular to laughing at the Middle Ages? What are the stakes of making the medieval past an object of postmedieval humour, and can the long dead of the Middle Ages laugh back at modernity?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-18
Number of pages8
JournalStudies in Medievalism
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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